Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism

Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism

by Ronald J. Pestritto


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742515161
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/20/2005
Series: American Intellectual Culture Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.62(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Ronald J. Pestritto is Charles and Lucia Shipley Chair in the American Constitution at Hillsdale College and a research fellow at the Claremont Institute.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Wilson, the Founding, and Historical Thinking
Chapter 1: Historicism and Wilson's Critique of the Social Compact
Chapter 2: The Modern Democratic State and the New Political Science
Chapter 3: Beyond the Separation of Powers: The New Constitutionalism and the Growth of the American National State
Chapter 4: Congress as Parliament?
Chapter 5: The Presidency, the Parties, and the Judiciary
Chapter 6: Who Governs? Wilson's Leadership Doctrine and the Question of Democracy
Chapter 7: Wilson's Science of Administration
Conclusion: 1912 and Beyond

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